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Dr. Robert Kayanda

Director, Fisheries Resource Monitoring and Research

Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization

Jinja, Uganda

Dr. Robert Kayanda, holds a PhD in Fisheries acoustic, ecology and management from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and MSc in International Fisheries Management from the University of Tromsoe, Norway. He is currently working with Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization as an officer in charge of Fisheries Resource Monitoring and Research. His areas of expertise are fish stock assessment, ecology and management. He has participated in in a number of multi-national acoustic and bottom trawl surveys on both marine and freshwater. He has participated in a number of surveys to map fish distribution in Lakes Tanganyika and Victoria. He has published his work in a number of media such scientific articles, book chapters and technical reports among others.